Discovering Quercia al Poggio organic Chianti Classico

Chianti Classico wine produced according to organic standards: here’s the Quercia al Poggio business card, the farm in the municipality of Barberino Val d’Elsa, 38,7 km from Florence. One hundred hectares of woods, vineyards and olive groves are part of the landscape surrounding the borough, 400 meters above sea level, in Monsanto town: all this brings you to the XIX century.

Up to 1997 the winery, active since 1969, belongs to the Rossi Family. Michela and Vittorio, the owners, renewed the firm respecting tradition. They replanted 15 hectares of vineyards, organised the wineries and introduced a medium sized woods selection to preserve Sangiovese and other native vines features.

The relaxed vintage atmosphere is still the same of the past.

Vineyards and olive trees are cultivated by biological techniques.

Quercia al Poggio produces Chianti Classico, Vin Santo and extra virgin olive oil.

Quercia al Poggio Chianti Classico

Tasting notes: Ruby red. Intense fruity perfume. Elegant spicy hints. The flavor is a blending of contrasts.

Grapes varieties: Sangiovese 80 %, Ciliegiolo, Canaiolo, Colorino 20 %.

Food pairings: Tuscan bean and vegetable soup (ribollita) and meat dishes.

Quercia al Poggio Chianti Classico Riserva

Tasting notes: Burgundy red. Perfume of berry and spices. Warm, structured, persistent flavor.

Grapes varieties: Sangiovese 100 %.

Food pairings: Game meat or roasted pork.

Close to Badia a Passignano, Quercia al Poggio covers partially a former Vallombrosani friars convento. Vineyards are on the hill, a half  north looking toward Barberino Val d’Elsa, a half sun-kissed looking toward Castellina in Chianti.

You can observe magnificent landscape from Quercia al Poggio thanks to the height.

The borough offers tourists accommodation for forty people in two apartment complexes, too.

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